The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.89% 19.31% 30.22%
As % of the Vendors category 26.37% 43.08% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 41
Average salary £22,000 £28,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.14% -28.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,500 £21,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
91 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 60.26% 44.83% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 63
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,600 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.00%) Internet
4 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) WPF
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) C++
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (13.89%) MS Office
8 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.11%) C
8 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) Physics
8 4 (11.11%) XAML
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
1 2 (5.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) jMock
4 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Trainee
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) WPF
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) WinForms
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.78%) XMPP
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) ODBC
5 1 (2.78%) COM
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Struts
5 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.78%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Physics
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Kindle
5 1 (2.78%) CUDA
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Web Development
1 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) C++
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
3 4 (11.11%) C
3 4 (11.11%) XAML
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Sage
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Symbian
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) i2
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
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